North Carolina

Deputy Auston Reudelhuber Killed in Accident at NC 150 in Davidson County, NC

September 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Deputy Auston Reudelhuber
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

NC-150, Lexington, Davidson County, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Box Truck, Patrol Unit
NC 150
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Box Truck and a Patrol Unit were involved in a collision

What Happened

North Carolina Highway Patrol officials are investigating a collision that killed an officer at NC 150 in Davidson County, NC on September 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:22 a.m. According to investigators, a box truck headed southbound is alleged to have traveled left of center before colliding head-on with a northbound patrol unit. The officers operating the patrol unit, identified as 32-year-old Deputy Auston Reudelhuber, suffered fatal injuries in the collision. The operator of the box truck, identified as 24-year-old William Benton, was not injured, according to sources. Sources further indicate charges for reckless driving, driving left of center and death by motor vehicle were recommended and/or issued against Benton.

Request a Police Report

Get Police Report

Already have the police report? You might need an "Open Records Packet"

If that's not enough information, you might need an Open Records Packet. An ORP is essentially all evidence that the authorities have collected. It usually contains photos, witness statements, measurements, and more and goes way beyond the police report.